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Dogen Sangha Los Angeles Zafu Campaign

Dogen Sangha Los Angeles Zafu Campaign

Hey everybody! The group I started in Los Angeles is moving to a new location.  However, the new location does not supply them with zafus and zabutons (sitting cushions). They need to raise at least $750 to have a starter supply for the beginning of April. Please donate if you can. They are offering a […]

Dualism: Don't Knock It So Fast! It Saved Our Civilization!

Dualism: Don’t Knock It So Fast! It Saved Our Civilization!

The other day I went to a Meetup.com group for writers in Philadelphia. While introducing myself I mentioned that I used to write science fiction novels (note that the best of these is now available from Amazon!) but now write about Zen. One of the other writers said, “You could write a science fiction novel about […]

Attaining Enlightenment

Attaining Enlightenment

The other day I got an email from Non-Duality magazine, an on-line mag where I’ve been interviewed before, asking me a lot of questions about enlightenment. You can see the interview here. I just had a look at the other guy he interviewed, Alan Jacobs, who I’d never heard of before this. His answers are […]

Is Zazen Really Zen? Did Dogen Invent the Whole Thing? Did He Really Go to China?

Is Zazen Really Zen? Did Dogen Invent the Whole Thing? Did He Really Go to China?

I did a thing on Reddit recently. I’m not sure if it qualified as a true AMA (Ask Me Anything) or not since I didn’t do it live. Well… I was alive when I did it. But I didn’t answer people live on the Internets. You can see the whole thing here. ANYWAY, one of […]

FUND-RAISER/SALE

FUND-RAISER/SALE

The documentary about me, Brad Warner’s Hardcore Zen is showing in Los Angeles and San Francisco next month, and the month after that Zero Defex is playing a show in Akron to raise money for my friend Logan Lestat’s on-going cancer treatment. Usually when I do out-of-town gigs I make at least my travel expenses […]